Gide, counsel to Wendel as investor alongside the Deconinck family as part of a simplified tender offer on Tarkett
28 April 2021
Deals | France | Corporate/M&A
Gide has advised Wendel on the acquisition of a minority share in Tarkett Participation, a company controlled by the Deconinck family in order to launch a simplified tender offer on Tarkett. The transaction will be financed by Wendel and the long-term banking partners of Tarkett. Depending on the outcome of the tender offer, Wendel will own up to 30% of Tarkett Participation; the Deconinck family will retain control of the company.
Gide's team was headed by partners Olivier Diaz and Charles de Reals, working with associates Corentin Charlès, Pauline de Roquefeuil and Baptiste Ferraud on Corporate/M&A aspects; partner Franck Audran and associates Mehdi El Alem Champeaux and Justine Demoulins on competition law; partner Sophie Scemla and associate Diane Paillot de Montabert on disputes & compliance; counsel Julien Guinot-Deléry and associate Aurélie Pacaud on intellectual property and new technology; partner Eric Cartier-Millon on financing; and partner Magali Buchert on tax.
The Deconinck family and Tarkett Participation were advised by Bredin Prat.
Tarkett was advised by Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, and the executives by Jeausserand Audouard.
Clifford Chance advised the presenting guarantor banks and the financing banks.